With the changing trends of times and advancement of technology many companies and firms has formalized an online system of recruiting where your profile and online presence speaks more about yourself than your actual personality.
The importance of online presence cannot be ignored in this era of time where internet has turned a world into a global village where everyone can approach each other by ways of it. In this period of time opportunities can be provided to you from all around the world and the only source by which you can make the recruiting companies all around the world notice you is by means of your online presence so you cannot ruin a chance of getting a much awaited opportunity by pulling off an unimpressive online presence.
There are many social networking sites that requires you to make a profile of yourself but only a few of them helps you to find a job for you, the most effective of these sites is LinkedIn there are many companies which are recruiting people globally by way of their LinkedIn profile though making a LinkedIn profile is daunting task but it has been proven beneficial for many people around the world.
Researches made on recruiters has shown that an average recruiter spends an estimated six seconds going through your resume uploaded on LinkedIn so you should provide him with the best of the details which catches his attention instantly. You should never forget the fact that when it comes to online recruiting system your competition is tougher than the normal recruiting system here you don’t have to compete with hundreds of people for applying for a job in fact you have to compete with the billions of people present across the world to be recruited.
To stand out of billions one needs to update a resume which is more impressive than the others for which one needs to determine the factors which are required more by the person who is hiring he also has to be aware of what to mention and what not to mention in an online resume.
Your online resume begins with your picture you have to choose a picture which makes you look professional and confident a picture which gives a mature and intellectual vibe of your personality to the one who sees it, one should avoid funky background while uploading a picture and choose a subtle neutral coloured background.
While providing your details neither provide too much nor too less. Provide complete details of how you can be contacted and your educational background. Mention that skills of yours in a resume which corresponds with the skills demanded by recruiter. Do not bore the recruiter by providing too many details about yourself and your skills and also don’t leave him disinterested by providing a less than what he requires.
Mention your job objectives clearly because when it comes to online recruiting your job objectives are given more attention than usual do not provide history of your previous salary and while mentioning your salary expectations do not demand more than it is expected to be provided by the job you are applying for. Before mentioning your salary expectation first analyze the demands of recruiters, your skills and the location where the job is being provided.
Online recruiting system is taking over the usual recruiting system very swiftly and to cope with it one needs to make an impressive online profile which can help him landing with a number of job offers and opportunities.